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George Allan FOLKES

Regimental number1288
Place of birthHalls Gap Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressFyans Creek, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Folkes, Fyans Creek via Stawell, Victoria
Enlistment date4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1287 Pte Sydney John FOLKES MM, 39th Bn, killed in action, 1 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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